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Encyclopedia > Human behavior
For the Björk song, see Human Behaviour

Human behavior is the collection of behaviors exhibited by human beings and influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, values, ethics, authority, rapport, hypnosis, persuasion, coercion and/or genetics. Human Behaviour is Icelandic singer Björks first solo single, taken from the album Debut. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Human beings are defined variously in biological, spiritual, and cultural terms, or in combinations thereof. ... For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). ... Attitude is a hypothetical construct that represents an individuals like or dislike for an item. ... For other uses, see Emotion (disambiguation). ... “Value” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Ethics (disambiguation). ... Authority- is a very talented rocknroll band out of Columbia, S.C. This power rock trio has its roots in rock, funk, hardcore, and a dash of hip hop. ... Italic text:For other uses, see Rapport (disambiguation). ... Professor Charcot was well-known for showing, during his lessons at the Salpêtrière hospital, hysterical woman patients – here, his favorite patient, Blanche (Marie) Wittman, supported by Joseph Babiński. ... For other uses, see Persuasion (disambiguation). ... Coercion is the practice of compelling a person to involuntarily behave in a certain way (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats, intimidation or some other form of pressure or force. ... This article is about the general scientific term. ...


The behavior of people (and other organisms or even mechanisms) falls within a range with some behavior being common, some unusual, some acceptable, and some outside acceptable limits. In sociology, behavior is considered as having no meaning, being not directed at other people and thus is the most basic human action. Behavior should not be mistaken with social behavior, which is more advanced action, as social behavior is behavior specifically directed at other people. The acceptability of behavior is evaluated relative to social norms and regulated by various means of [[social control]oo]. “Life on Earth” redirects here. ... Look up range in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... DEViANCE ASCII logo by Strick9. ... Sociology (from Latin: socius, companion; and the suffix -ology, the study of, from Greek λόγος, lógos, knowledge) is an academic and applied discipline that studies society and human social interaction. ... In sociology, social action refer to any action that takes into account actions and reactions of another individuals (real or imagined) and is modified based on those events. ... In biology, psychology and sociology social behavior is behavior directed towards, or taking place between, members of the same species. ... In sociology, a norm, or social norm, is a pattern of behavior expected within a particular society in a given situation. ... In statistics, mean has two related meanings: the arithmetic mean (and is distinguished from the geometric mean or harmonic mean). ...


The behavior of people is studied by the academic disciplines of psychology, sociology, economics, and anthropology. This is a list of academic disciplines (and academic fields). ... Psychology (from Greek: ψυχή, psukhē, spirit, soul; λόγος, logos, knowledge) is both an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ... Sociology (from Latin: socius, companion; and the suffix -ology, the study of, from Greek λόγος, lógos, knowledge) is an academic and applied discipline that studies society and human social interaction. ... ‹ The template below is being considered for deletion. ... Anthropology (from Greek: ἀνθρωπος, anthropos, human being; and λόγος, logos, knowledge) is the study of humanity. ...


Factors affecting human behavior

  • Attitude – It is the degree to which the person has a favorable or unfavorable evaluation of the behavior in question. Attitude
  • Social Norms – This is the influence of social pressure that is perceived by the individual (normative beliefs) to perform or not perform a certain behavior.
  • Perceived Behavioral Control – This construct is defined as the individual’s belief concerning how easy or difficult performing the behavior will be

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Human behavior is the collection of activities performed by human beings and influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, values, ethics, authority, rapport, hypnosis, persuasion, and/or coercion.
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